Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Ajagba vs Cojanu?
Efe Ajagba beat Razvan Cojanu by technical knockout in the 9th round on Saturday 7th March 2020 at Barclays Center in New York.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
This fight appeared on the undercard of Adam Kownacki losing to Robert Helenius. Also, on the undercard Frank Sanchez beat Joey Dawejko.
Ajagba vs Cojanu stats
Back in March 2020, Efe Ajagba stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 12 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Razvan Cojanu made his way to the ring with a record of 17 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Ajagba had a large advantage in power over Cojanu, boosting at 83% knock out percentage over Cojanu's 53%.
Efe Ajagba was the younger man by 7 years, at 26 years old.
Cojanu had a height advantage of 3 inches over Ajagba.
Both Efe Ajagba & Razvan Cojanu fought out of an orthodox stance.
Ajagba was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 11 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 6 year and 4 months later than Cojanu, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 13 less professional rounds, 83 to Cojanu's 96.
Ajagba vs Cojanu form
Ajagba had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Iago Kiladze on 21st December 2019 by knockout in the 5th round at Toyota Arena, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Ali Eren Demirezen on 20th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Michael Wallisch on 27th April 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Nevada.
Before that, he had won against Amir Mansour on 9th March 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.
He had beat Santino Turnbow on 22nd December 2018 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Barclays Center, New York.
Ajagba's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 2 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4 rounds on average.
Cojanu's last 4 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 28 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7 rounds on average.
What time did Ajagba vs Cojanu start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST at Barclays Center, New York, United States, which was around 2:00 AM GMT in the UK.
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What were the odds on Ajagba vs Cojanu?
Efe Ajagba was a 1/50 (-5000) favourite going into the contest, while Razvan Cojanu made his way into the ring at 14/1 (+1400) with oddsmakers.